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Shift Engineering Manager

Joliet, IL 60421

Job Function: Engineering Job Number: 397544

Job Description

Johnson Service Group, Inc has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Shift Engineering Manager, you will be expected to provide industrial Electrical/Mechanical expertise.

This position will focus on the application of knowledge of electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics, and automated equipment, including the utilization of 480vac, 240vac, 120vac, and 48vdc, 24vdc, VFDs, and PLCs (Siemens preferred.)

The successful candidate will work with the existing Maintenance Shift Engineering Managers, Resident Site Engineering Manager, and/or Site Operations Manager and will work within a team of experienced engineers.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Rectify electro-mechanical faults, resolve PLC related issues, provide expert knowledge and expertise, be the resident expert on this subject matter, and provide assistance to our customer site
  • Respond to emergency calls the site
  • Ensure safety protocols, processes and procedures are adhered to at all times
  • Track and record any and all problems and see them through to a successful completion
  • Partner with the customers' on-site maintenance department, and provide a prompt response to our customer ensuring a first-time right policy
  • Provide emergency breakdown and specialized maintenance support
  • Set up and calibrate precision automation equipment
  • Create strong, effective working relationships with our customer and their operations team
  • Achieve performance in terms of expected output, speed of response, quality-of-repair, and standards of workmanship
  • Training of customers' maintenance team as required
  • Expertise in the installation of conveyor and precision automation  equipment
  • Ensure that all reports are well-written and legible
  • Execution of site quality procedures, safety procedures, and any statutory procedures
  • Conduct regular meetings with the Maintenance Shift Engineering Managers, Resident Site Engineering Manager, or Site Operations Manager, as applicable, to discuss activities and progress.
  • Provide specialized maintenance service support for our customers' installed system
  • Ensure that all spare parts usage issues are logged appropriately and promptly with the Customer and Knapp spare parts team 
  • Ensure proper care and maintenance of all tools and equipment supplied
  • Ensure that all time sheets and documents are correct and legible, with all the correct job numbers entered and presented to Knapp on a biweekly basis for approval
  • Provide mechanical strip-down/re-assembly, basic field wiring, machine calibration, and system testing, as needed
  • Complete reactive repairs in a timely manner
  • Interact with on-site management, keeping them informed of repairs and maintenance progression, addressing concerns in a professional manner
  • Interpret and work with electrical circuit diagrams
  • Utilize appropriate health & safety considerations with regard to given tasks and be able to carry out risk assessments
  • Operate hand tools and assemble/disassemble parts onto equipment
  • Follow set up instructions, assembly drawings, and check lists
  • Provide excellent communication and customer service skills for both internal and external customers
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
Interested candidate's please apply!

** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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